The world reacts to Juice WRLD's death

Publish Date
Monday, 9 December 2019, 1:16PM
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Fans and friends are paying tribute to 21 year old rapper Juice WRLD.

The rapper, whose real name was Jarad Anthony Higgins, died after suffering a seizure while walking in a private hangar at Chicago's Midway airport.

He was still conscious when he was taken to hospital but died a short time later.

He was 21.

The artist was in New Zealand last month for a performance at Festival X Rising on November 28, at Auckland's Spark Arena.

The rapper had his first hit in 2018 with Lucid Dreams and later signed a multi-million dollar record contract.

6LACK, Marshmello, Khalid and Lil Nas X are just some of the celebrities to pay tribute to Juice WRLD. Chance the Rapper took to Instagram to post a tribute message for Juice WRLD.

"Millions of people, not just in Chicago but around the world are hurting because of this and don’t know what to make of it. Im sorry. Love you and God bless your soul." he said in the post on the social media website.